• Board of Commissioners

    The Commissioners are elected by Park District residents to serve staggered terms without compensation. They are responsible for developing policies, which provide direction for the operation of the parks, facilities, and recreation programs. The Board also hires the Executive Director who in turn, hires the staff which manages the various departments of the Park District. The Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Inwood Athletic Club, 3000 West Jefferson Street, at 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.

    Teri Talarico, Executive Assistant
    815-741-7275 x 117

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    President
    Sue Gulas
    Elected 2013, 2017, 2021
    sgulas@jolietpark.org
    Vice President
    Bill Tatro
    Elected 2017, 2021
    wtatro@jolietpark.org

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    Joe Mutz
    Elected 2021
    jmutz@jolietpark.org

    Commissioner
    Jennifer Jobe-Gavin
    Elected 2019
    jjobegavin@jolietpark.org

    Commissioner
    Kevin Paul
    Elected 2019
    kpaul@jolietpark.org

    Executive Director
    Brad Staab
  • NEWS RELEASE

    DATE: September 14, 2022

    RELEASE DATE: Immediate

    CONTACT PERSON(S): Brad Staab, Executive Director

    Teri Talarico, Executive Assistant

    DEPARTMENT: Administration

    TELEPHONE: 815-741-7275, ext. 117

    RE: Joliet Park District Board of Commissioners Consolidated Election

    The Joliet Park District will have nominating petition packets available beginning Tuesday, September 20, 2022 for individuals who wish to run for Park Board Commissioner in the April 4, 2023 Consolidated General Election. Packets may be picked up at the administrative offices of the Joliet Park District, Inwood Athletic Club (second floor), 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.

    Two commissioners will be elected, each to a four year term. The first day for filing petitions is Monday, December 12, 2022 beginning at 8:00am, and the last day is Monday, December 19, 2022 until 5:00pm.


  • 2022 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 24 Agenda
    Minutes
    February 28 Agenda
    Minutes
    March 28 Agenda
    Minutes
    April 25 Agenda
    Minutes
    May 23 Agenda
    Minutes
    June 20 Agenda
    Minutes
    July 25 Agenda
    Minutes
    August 22 Agenda
    Minutes
    September 26 Agenda
    Minutes
    October 17 Agenda
    **November 21 Agenda

    **December 19


    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    February 15
    Agenda Minutes
    March 9
    Agenda Minutes

















    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 18 (Tuesday) CANCELLED
    *February 22 (Tuesday) CANCELLED
    March 21 CANCELLED
    April 18 CANCELLED
    May 16 CANCELLED

    June 13 CANCELLED

    July 18 CANCELLED
    August 15 CANCELLED

    September 19 CANCELLED

    October 11

    November 14
    December 12

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday. Work session held on the second Monday.

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

  • 2021 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 25 Agenda Minutes
    February 22 Agenda
    Minutes
    March 22 Agenda
    Minutes
    April 26 Agenda
    Minutes
    May 24 Agenda
    Minutes
    **June 21 Agenda
    Minutes
    July 26 Agenda
    Minutes
    August 23 Agenda
    Minutes
    September 27 Agenda
    Minutes
    October 25 Agenda
    Minutes
    November 15 Agenda
    Minutes
    **December 20 Agenda
    Minutes


    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    January 13
    Agenda
    Minutes
    February 1 Agenda Minutes
    August 16
    Agenda Minutes
    December 20
    Agenda Minutes












    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 19 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    *February 16 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    March 15 Cancelled
    April 19 Cancelled
    May 17 Cancelled
    June 14 Cancelled

    July 19 Cancelled
    August 16 Cancelled

    September 20 Cancelled

    October 18 Cancelled

    November 8 Cancelled
    December 13 Cancelled

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday. Work session held on the second Monday.

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

  • 2020 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 27 Agenda Minutes
    February 24 Agenda Minutes
    April 6 Agenda Minutes
    April 27 Agenda Minutes
    **May 18 Agenda Minutes
    June 22 Agenda Minutes
    July 27 Agenda Minutes
    August 24 Agenda Minutes
    September 28 Agenda Minutes
    October 26 Agenda Minutes
    November 23 Agenda Minutes
    **December 21 Agenda
    Minutes


    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    August 6 Agenda Minutes
    December 21 Agenda Minutes
















    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 21 (Tuesday) Cancelled

    *February 18 (Tuesday) Cancelled

    March 16 Cancelled
    April 20 Cancelled
    May 11 Cancelled
    June 15 Cancelled
    July 20 Agenda Minutes
    August 17 Cancelled
    September 21 Cancelled
    October 19 Cancelled
    November 16
    December 14

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

  • 2019 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 28 Agenda Minutes
    February 25 Agenda Minutes
    March 25 Agenda Minutes
    April 15 Agenda Minutes
    **May 20 Agenda Minutes
    **June 17 Agenda Minutes
    July 22 Agenda Minutes
    August 26 Agenda Minutes
    September 23 Agenda Minutes
    October 28 Agenda Minutes
    November 25 Agenda Minutes
    **December 16 Agenda Minutes

    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    January 7 Agenda Minutes
    January 19 Agenda Minutes
    February 21 Agenda Minutes
    March 12 Agenda Minutes
    April 8 Agenda Minutes
    May 13 Agenda Minutes
    July 30 Agenda Minutes
    August 21 Agenda Minutes
    September 9 Agenda Minutes
    December 16 Agenda Minutes


    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 12 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    *February 19 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    March 1 Cancelled

    April 15 Cancelled
    May 13 Cancelled
    June 10 Cancelled
    July 15 Cancelled
    August 19 Cancelled
    September 16 Cancelled
    October 21 Cancelled
    November 18 Cancelled
    December 9 Cancelled

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.